Whilst sitting on my balcony I realised the potential of all underused and non used balconies for greening, living and creating a little haven for wildlife by looking at my neighbours – most of them are empty, used as storage or rarely used for planting. This is when I started Read more [...]
‘Our Throwaway Culture’ is a fun and original ‘how-to’ guide for parents to help and inspire their children to become conscious consumers. It is aimed at parents of children under 10. I’ve written most of it but am now crowdfunding to finish, design and publish it. With a focus on Read more [...]
Holt Wood Herbs is a medicinal tree and shrub project based in North Devon. Started by a medical herbalist and her partner, Holt Wood has been transformed from a redundant conifer plantation to a medicinal forest garden.
Live in Manager required for Rodmell Food Forest, East Sussex A paid position managing and developing this food forest is now available. The role involves overseeing all aspects of the project from March to November 2017, including: Maintaining the existing food forest gardens and plans Managing the WWOOFer volunteers Liaising Read more [...]
an earthship inspired 5 bedroom family home. We are tackling current building regulations and this will be the first fully planned earthship family home in UK.
Upcycling is a fine art and we would like you to show your skills by finding an innovative way to upcycle an old chair. Your work will be judged by interior designer Linda Barker on Saturday 14 November at the official opening of the Second Time Round reuse shop at Read more [...]
GET GOING EVERTON There are free activities for you to get fit for 2015. GET ACTIVE,GET ENERGISED,GET MOTIVATED,GET STARTED Thanks to funding from Liverpool’s NHS Clinical Commissioning Group The Friends of Everton Park and The Cass Foundation, aim to help Everton Park GET GOING! FREE, SOCIABLE,FITNESS OPPORTUNITIES- SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE Read more [...]
Sharing the responsibility and fun of raising our own pigs and in doing so having greater control over the provenance of our food. The pigs do a great job of clearing land on a disused plot which will eventually be planted with traditional varieties of Tamar Valley apple and cherry Read more [...]
The project “Old Items Reused in the Garden” aims to show people how beautiful and classy a garden can be, when old unused-any-more items are turned into containers. The goal of the project is to reduce household junk in the Bristol area and to teach and inspire people to recycle Read more [...]
SHP 88 Arlington Road is a 38-bed hostel providing accommodation for people who need support because of drug and alcohol addiction and mental ill health. The hostel has recently received funding from the Mayor of London’s Capital Clean-Up Scheme for a project to clean up Mary Terrace, a street that runs adjacent to Read more [...]
Forest gardening sounds right up my street – maximal production with minimal effort so I have time to enjoy the other things in life. I am implementing the design from my Permaculture Design Course, completed in 2013. My overall aim is to create a space that will generate food for Read more [...]
A 10K mud run located in Hampshire (just an hour from London).A group challenge to raise sponsorship through simple actions, not cash.
The creation of a three acre Forest Garden in East Devon. Involving the design of Enhanced micro-climates and natural swimming pond.
This special evening event organised by Saltford Environment Group and B&NES is a chance to see that by making a few simple changes we can all help to drastically reduce food wastage. We hope this informal interactive evening will be a platform to share tips and ideas along with some help Read more [...]
Two cottages under renovation on the West Coast of Scotland. We will eventually let the cottages, have some camping and some cabins to let, but right now we need general help to complete eco-building works such as stud walling and lime plastering, insulation, etc. We can provide a warm room, Read more [...]
Do you want cheaper energy bills?* Find out how by joining the Big London Energy Switch! All you need to do is: 1. REGISTER by 2 February 2015. Input your energy consumption information using a recent energy bill or annual statement. If you need assistance contact your council or Read more [...]
Help needed to explore possibility of plastering internal bare concrete block walls using earthern (clay) plaster with pigments. Also, using self-mixed clay paints with natural pigments.
Growing food in spare space and other peoples gardens to form a local veg growing and eating business. If you have growing space this could be used to grow food. You could eat better or making a little money. All you need to do is open your space for the Read more [...]
A facebook page intended to bring increased awareness of climate change issues and green hints and tips. This includes information, news updates, events, useful links, and general environmental education.
Have you cut your bills, increased your home comfort and reduced your carbon footprint by refurbishing your home? Then why not inspire others to green their homes by hosting an open house event as part of SuperHomes Week (16 24 March)? Open home events are a great way for Read more [...]
If you are a North London resident you have a chance to reduce your food waste, save money and win prizes … all in one go! This quick save challenge will help you to plan your meals and save on your food bills… in just one week. The first 100 Read more [...]
Re-design of a back garden to grow vegetables and herbs
Currently based at Landmatters Co-op Permaculture project near Totnes in south west Devon, Randy runs short courses in; Permaculture Food growing Composting and more… The main aim of this project is to learn and share practical experiences with Permaculture livelihoods and it’s associated practices. Randy lives off grid and is Read more [...]